How to Quit Your Job, Follow Your Passion & Build a Media Empire with Tressa “Azarel” Smallwood, CEO of Megamind Media

About The Guest Tressa “Azarel” Smallwood is an award-winning Book Publisher, Movie Producer and Entrepreneurial Coach. In 2003 after writing her first novel, Tressa resigned from her teaching tenure in the Maryland school system to fulfill her dream of becoming an entrepreneur. Since then, she’s published numerous books resulting in over 162 published titles some […]

Top Virtual Event Tips from CMOs

Just to give you a little context, part of my job is building out custom virtual events for our customers. You may (or may not know this), but I lead an innovation team at Grass Valley and our core product is building out enterprise virtual event solutions for our customers. (This is a screenshot from […]

How to Go From 0-1000 Users in 30 Days

Noah Kagan is no stranger to massive growth. He was employee #30 at Facebook, he’s the founder of which has over 700,000 users and is an 8-figure business. He loves building things. This is actually Noah Kagan. ⬇️ At 24, Noah was very proud to be working at Facebook. Almost too proud, where his […]

How to think > what to think.

Everyone wants a mentor, but what they think they’re looking for, and what they actually need, may be radically different. A mentor is someone who guides a learner through the learning process. They teach you how to think, not what to think. A good mentor should be able to provide you with feedback on how […]

Startup Guide: 11 Ways to Successfully Kickstart Your Small Business Idea

Guest Post By Andi Croft Starting a business is an exhilarating and nerve-wracking endeavor. No wonder embarking on an entrepreneurial journey can be overwhelming. As a result, many entrepreneurs tend to act based on intuition instead of proper research and planning. So, before you start a business, you must come up with a couple of […]

What’s the meaning of life?

What’s the meaning of life? It sounds like an existential problem far too big for any of us to truly take on. But realistically, it’s a lot less threatening than it seems. The meaning of life is to have purpose, or to have a goal. That is essential. And the sooner you define it, the […]

Only do things that give you energy.

Only do things that give you energy.  For example, right now I’m booking podcast guests, blasting EDM, and I could literally do this for the rest of my life.  When your job gives you massive energy, that’s when you know it’s what you’re meant to do. If you’re waking up every day and feel lethargic, […]

The motivational flywheel.

Motivation is a mood or mental state that provides the energy to pursue a goal.  It is the driving force that makes people want to do something.  Motivation is what enables us to make changes and take action. Some people have trouble motivating themselves because they lack the right mindset or don’t understand how motivation […]

The art of arguing.

This topic came up recently. The fact that you shouldn’t shy away from an argument or a debate. But let me make one thing clear. Debating is good, but not everyone who you “debate” with is going into that discussion with the same open mindset as you. Arguments and debates are usually seen as a […]